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NOUN E-Exams: POL228 - Introduction to Comparative Politics, Past Questions


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Most of the developing
countries inherited the
_at independence by their
formal colonial
administrations.
parliamentary
system
eExam
FBQ
Arend Lijphart divided the
parliamentary democracies
into two different systems
namely
and
the Westminster,
Consensus
systems
eExam
FBQ
Legislatures with only one
house are known as
_.
unicameral
system
eExam
FBQ
A Parliamentary system's
two styles of two houses is
called
_.
bicameral system bicameralism eExam
FBQ
In the parliamentary
system of government, the
head of government is the
_and the head of state
being
_.
prime minister, a
president premier, the president eExam
FBQ
The system of government
wherein the head of
government is both de
facto chief executive and
chief legislator refers to
_.
Parliamentary
system
eExam
FBQ
The familiar structures of
institutions of political
system include: interest
groups, political parties,
legislatures, executive,
bureaucracies and courts
are examples of
_.
political
institutions
eExam
FBQ
The attainment of
community goals in a
political system is
achieved through the
social instrumentality of
_institutions.
Political eExam

FBQ
Political institutions
constitute the formal
organs of a state which
include
structures.
informal eExam
FBQ
With respect to resource
control, the contrast
between Nigerian and
American federalism
experience is
_federalism.
competitive eExam
FBQ
The
_commission was
established to address the
functional inequalities in
the Nigerian federal
system.
Constitutional
Conference
Commission
eExam
FBQ
The acronym RMAFC
refers to
_in Nigeria.
Revenue
Mobilization
Allocation and
Fiscal
Commission
eExam
FBQ
Nigerian federalism could
be said to have evolved
through a process of
_.
segregation devolution eExam
FBQ
The exhibition of geopolitical
structural
imbalance is typical of
_federalism.
Nigerian eExam
FBQ
Nigeria became a true
federalism on
_by the
Constitution.
October 1
1954,Littleton
eExam
FBQ
In 1946, Nigeria was
divided into three groups
of North, West, and
_.
East eExam
FBQ
The Nigerian federalism is
traceable to the
constitution of 1946.
Richard eExam
FBQ
Who is reputed as the
father of federalism? K.C Whare eExam
FBQ
The method of dividing
governmental legislative
powers so that general
(central) and regional
(component) governments
are each within a sphere,
coordinate and
independent refers to
_.
federalism federal system eExam

FBQ
A crucial scientific
principle frequently
violated by comparative
politics is the principle of
_.
selection eExam
FBQ
A typical comparative
studies design which
identifies a particular
outcome that is to be
explained such as
revolutions, military
coups, transition to
democracy, or “economic
miracle “in newly
industrialized countries
refers to
_.
Most different
system
eExam
FBQ
Countries in particular
geographical region of the
world, such as Europe,
Asia, Africa, and Latin
America are well suited
for
_design.
Most similar
systems
eExam
FBQ
Qualitative comparison of
many counties is more
difficult than quantitative
comparison as evidenced
in Finer’s (1997) attempt
to compare
_types over 5,000 years.
regime eExam
FBQ
Gurr's (1968)
demonstration that levels
of civil strife across 114
countries are positively
linked to the presence of
economic, political, shortterm,
and long-term
deprivation refers to
_.
comparing many
countries variable –oriented eExam
FBQ
The three methods of
country’s study in
comparative politics
include single – country
studies,
and
.
comparing few
countries,
comparing many
countries
eExam
FBQ
The father of comparative
politic is
_.
Aristotle eExam
FBQ
The rule by the many for
the many is
_.
democracy eExam
FBQ
The rule by many for the
common good refers to a polity eExam

FBQ
Aristotle adopted a
_classification scheme in
his analysis of 150
constitutions of the Greek
City states.
classification eExam
FBQ
The error of explaining
something in terms of one
sole cause when there may
possibilities of other
causes refers to
_.
reductivism eExam
FBQ
The fallacy of making
unwarranted inferences
from statistical data or
other facts, especially
when trying to establish
causation results in
_inference.
False eExam
FBQ
The remark “when a great
many people are unable to
find work, unemployment
results” attributed to
President Calvin Coolidge
is a
_.
tautology eExam
FBQ
To say “Nigerians are not
patriotic when in fact only
some Nigerians may be
and not all” in political
argumentation is to have
committed the error of
fallacy of
composition eExam
FBQ
Which approach
introduced quantitative
method of analysis in
political studies?
behavioural
approach
eExam
FBQ
Logic is often associated
with
_.
argumentation
theory
eExam
FBQ
The formal systematic
study of the principles of
valid inference and correct
reasoning is
_.
logic eExam
FBQ
The term “logic”
originated from Greek
word
_which means the art and
science of reasoning.
logike eExam
FBQ
A
_is useful in comparative
politics when observing
and analyzing variations
on a theme.
paradigms eExam

FBQ
The theory that explains
the role of political elites,
and makes explanatory
generalizations about their
social backgrounds and
political perceptions is the
_.
Elite theory eExam
FBQ
In political science, the
theory used to describe
how democracies are
supposed to work in
principle and in practice
refers to
_.
democratic theory eExam
FBQ
A bicameral legislature
possesses two separate
chambers, usually
described as
and
_.
upper House,
lower house
eExam
FBQ
The major function of a
theory is
_.
explanation eExam
FBQ
A
_theory can be used to
explain the crisis in the
boko haram in the North
or the Niger Delta area of
Nigeria.
low range theory eExam
FBQ
The theory that enables
scholars to test on a macro
level the micro level
empirical generalizations
as well as integrate
existing body of
knowledge is known as
_.
the general theory eExam
FBQ
There are three levels of
theory in comparative
analysis, namely:
_, middle, and low range
theories.
general eExam
FBQ
A
is a set of propositions
and/or hypothesis that are
logically related to each
other.
theory eExam
FBQ
With the advent of
behaviuoralism and the
post behavioural school,
gained increasing
importance to the study of
politics.
models model eExam

FBQ
A word, term, or a label
which applies to a whole
class or category of ideas
is a
_.
concept eExam
FBQ
A simplified
representation of reality in
descriptive or abstract
form refers to a
_.
model eExam
FBQ
In comparative politics the
focus on voting
behaviours, political
stability, political elite and
leaders refers to
political
behaviour
eExam
FBQ
The study of the political
structure and political
behavior of two countries
in comparative enquiry
refers to
_.
most different
system approach
eExam
FBQ
Adam Przensorski and
Henry Tenure proposed
two general approaches to
the comparative method
namely
and
_.
most similar
system design,
most different
systems design
eExam
FBQ
Which approach relies on
measurements and
observation rather than
theory or norm?
empirical
approach
eExam
FBQ
Which political enquiry
approach focuses upon
philosophy, values and
norms?
normative
approach
eExam
FBQ
The two broad approaches
of political inquiry are
and
approaches.
normative,
empirical
eExam
FBQ
In order to gain
knowledge about single
cases, the
approach is apt.
case study eExam
FBQ
The mathematical
manipulation of
quantitative data about a
large number of cases
refers to
_.
statistical method statistical analysis eExam
FBQ
Which scientific method is
rarely conducted in
political science? experiments eExam

FBQ
The use of neither the
experimental nor the
statistical method in
analysis is employed in
the
comparative
method
eExam
FBQ
Most of the developing
countries inherited the
_at independence by their
formal colonial
administrations.
parliamentary
system
eExam
FBQ
Which method of analysis
is not a scientific method
even when it is one of the
basic specific methods in
comparative research?
comparative
method
eExam
FBQ
What aligns with
experiment in comparative
approach to uncover
relationships of cause and
effect?
statistical analysis eExam
FBQ
The ‘master strategy’ as
proposed by Grander for
drawing inferences about
causation in any area of
study is the
_.
Comparative
approach
eExam
FBQ
Which system established
the presidency and the
legislature as two parallel
structures
_.
presidential
system
eExam
FBQ
Almond divided the inputs
list into four functional
requisites of: political
socialization and
recruitment, interestarticulation,
_and_.
interestaggregation
and
political
communication
eExam
FBQ
In which system of
government are legislative
functions seperate from
executive functions?
presidential
system
eExam
FBQ
Which theory presupposes
that a political system is
often made up of several
structures which are
“patterns of action and
resultant institutions”?
Structural
Functional
Analysis
eExam
FBQ
The bane of systemmaintenance
and
regulation mode is the
performance of
_.
certain basic
functions basic functions eExam

FBQ
The input – output
analytical framework of
the general systems theory
was developed by
_.
David Easton Easton eExam
FBQ
Which theory provides a
broad framework for the
examination of politics?
general systems
theory
eExam
FBQ
In the components of
politics, the individuals
who exercise power as the
agents of the state at any
given time are referred to
as
political
authorities
eExam
FBQ
The primary component of
a regime in every political
system consist of
_and
constitutional
legal structures
and political
processes
eExam
FBQ
The political community is
comprised of people
bound together by a
_division of labour.
political eExam
FBQ
The proponents of the
system theory identified
three components for
every political system
namely communities,
regimes ,and
authorities eExam
FBQ
The making and
implementation of binding
decisions about behaviour
or interaction in a society
occurs within a




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Re: NOUN E-Exams: POL228 - Introduction to Comparative Politics, Past Questions

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Q76 Aristotle's observation that ‘man by nature is a political animal’ presupposes -----
the essence of social existence is not only politics but the interaction with one another am ounts to political relationship.

Q77 The Structural Functional Analysis is fundamentally concerned with the -----

system-maintenance and regulation

Q78 Outputs in a political system refers to -----

policy dec isions and actions

Q79 The inputs analyzed in a political system refers to -----

demand as suppo rts

Q80 David Easton's input – output analytical framework was a unique systemic approach developed for the purpose of ------

political analysis

Q81 The behavioural approach in political science is synonymous with -------

political behaviour

Q82 The ----- approach is critiqued as narrow and parochial.

traditional approach

Q83 The traditional comparative government has been critiqued for being ------

essentially non -comparative

Q84 The comparative study of law or the legal system refers to ------

legalistic perspectives

Q85 Richard Jesen's aversion that the motto of his generation of political scientists was ‘history is past politics and politics present history’ portrayed political science as ------

political history

Q86 The following are important traditional approaches in comparative politics except -----, legalistic and institutional approaches.

empirical

Q87 The traditional approach embraces the ----- in explaining any political phenomenon.

descriptive method

Q88 All but ----- constituted the philosophers of the renaissance period in the era of the rebirth or revival of Comparative Politics in Europe.

Karl Marx

Q89 Aristotle as a traditional comparative philosopher was in ------

questions of justice

Q90 During the traditional Developmental epoch the focus of comparative politics was on the -----

institutions of government

Q91 To capture and analyse the major political similarities and differences between countries is the focus of ------

the s tudy of Comparative Politics

Q92 Statistical correlational studies have been critiqued on the grounds that ------

inability to prove causation

Q93 Thematic studies in Comparative politics is centred on all these except ------

instituti ons

Q94 Regional or area studies in comparative politics involve study of similar ----

personalities

Q95 Comparative Politics studies the following but ------

human behav iour

Q96 Skopcol's purpose of comparism was to find possible ----- in explaining the phenomenon of political revolution.

similarities

Q97 Theda Skocpol compared the major revolutions of ------

France, Russia and China

Q98 The comprehensive study of democracies around the world was embarked upon by ----

Arend Lijphar t

Q99 The first major cross-national survey of attitudes aimed at determining the role of political culture in maintaining the stability of democratic regimes is associated with -----

Gabriel Almond and Sidney Verba, The Civic Culture

Q100 Revolutions by the bourgeoisie according to Barrington Moore result in -----

democratic governance

Q101 According to Barrington Moore's thesis revolutions by the elite result in ------

facism

Q102 Barrington Moore's thesis on revolutions in England, Russia and Japan (among others) conluded that -----

mass-led revolutions dispossess the landed elite and result in Communi sm

Q103 Aristotle posits that corrupt types of constitutions are typical of -----

tyranny, oligarchy and democ racy

Q104 According to Aristotle, the 'constitutions' of monarchy, aristocracy, and polity are ---

good types

Q105 Aristotle's famous typology was based on two criteria namely ----- and -----

the number of rulers and nature of political regi me

Q106 Aristotle's work, The Polity compared -----

different constitutio ns

Q107 Mill's Method of Similarity consists of comparing ------

very different case s

Q108 Most Different Systems Design in comparative politics is akin to -----

Mill's Method of Similarity

Q109 In comparative politics, the comparing of very similar cases that differ only in the dependent variable refers to ------

most similar system s design

Q110 The most similar systems design strategy in comparative research is also known as ---

Mill's Method of Difference

Q111 The understanding of the government and political system of a country is embedded in ------

the governmental process

Q112 The explanation of the difference between and similarities among countries is the premise of ------

comparative systemic study

Q113 The ------ constitutes an existing and challenging area of concern in politics.

structure and behaviour of government

Q114 An important study of politics is ------

the study of govern ments

Q115 The objective and rationall judgement about political system and the dispeling of the 'feeling of superiority of one country over another' is the bane of ------

comparative study of governme nts

Q116 One of the following is NOT an approach in political science -----

systematic appr oach

Q117 The new approach that emerged after the decline of behavioural approach was aimed at ------

promoting a political science that will not be only scient ific but socially relevant

Q118 The decline of behaviouralism in the 1960's culminated into the news perspetive conceived as ------

post-behavioural approach

Q119 The decline of the intellectual force of behaviouralism in the 1960's culminated into the ----- in the study of politics.

the laying of emphasis on the Informal processes of politics and less on the state

Q120 The main critique of behaviouralism is none other than that -----

political phenomena are not amenable to exp erimentation

Q121 Institutions do not exist physically apart from the ------

persons and groups who inhabit them
Q122 Generalizations or theories which are capable of explaining and predicting political phenomena is --

behavioural ism

Q123 The emphasis on facts rather than values in comparative politics is a prerogative of the ------

discriptive-Institutional approach

Q124 The institutional approach to political inquiry focuses on the -----

formal structures and agencies of government

Q125 The hierarchical management of offices and agencies having certain functions and powers refers to -

institu tions

Q126 The philosophical approach in political science is focuced is on -----

great ideas, values and doctrines of politics

Q127 The ---- states that electoral system based on single member districts tend to produce two parties.

Duverger's la w

Q128 Michel's 'iron law of Oligarcy' support that all groups and organizations develop a hierarchical structure of authority with ------

a small elite as their head

Q129 One of the differentiating feature between natural science and political science is the__.

role of experimen tation

Q130 Political Science and natural sciences seek to -----

maximize the certainty of the inferences of empirical w orld

Q131 The essence of comparing countries in comparative politics is geared towards -----

verifying theories that have been formula ted

Q132 The goal of science of politics is rooted in political science and natural science sharing the following features except -----

impactatio n

Q133 The understanding of politics is premised on the view of politics as ------ and ----- according to Stephen Giliat.

a positive means of conflict management,production and promotio n of conflicts

Q134 The development of ------ prompted the focus on the impact of social forces on government by political scientists.

sociology after the 19th century

Q135 The theory of seperation of powers is between ------

the legislature, executive an d judiciary

Q136 The legislation, execution and the adjudication of law categorization is premised on the assumption that -----

that equality was best assured by seperation of powers .

Q137 The categorization into legislation, execution and the adjudication of law is attributed to -----

French Philosopher, Montesquieu(1689-1755)

Q138 The ----- could be encompassed within the categories of legislation, execution and the adjudication of law.

functions of the government

Q139 The introduction of political science heralded the focus on the ------

characteristics of the community than any other aspects of the pol itical process

Q140 The term 'political science' was first used by ----, a ----- political philosopher.

Jean Bodin,French

Q141 Politics goes beyond the activity of government, political parties and politicians to include ----

bargaining, reconciliation and influence

Q142 Politics as 'who gets what, when and how' underlines the importance of ------

power as a major feature of politics

Q143 Politics as 'who gets what, when and how' is attributed to -----

Lasw ell

Q144 Dudley,and laski conceived Politics as ----- of the community in which all are personally involved.

ordinary day-to-day activ ities

Q145 Harold Laswell equated politics with -----

power,influence and influentia l

Q146 To Aristotle, people's humanity can only be experienced through interaction with others in ------

the polis,society and governm ent.

Q147 Politics' is the search for the good life is attributed to ------

Arist otle

Q148 The term 'politics' was first used by ----- to refer to the affairs of a affairs of ------

Aristotle, a Greek city -State

Q149 The term 'politics' was first introduced in a book -----

Poli tics

Q150 The Greek idea 'polis' refers to ------

city-stat e






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